Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Blue Danube Waltz, Op.314
Johann Strauss II 9:11
2 Hunting Polka, Op.373
Johann Strauss II 2:05
3 Anna Polka, Op.117
Johann Strauss II 3:56
4 Tales From the Vienna Woods Waltz, Op.325
Johann Strauss II 11:06
5 Perpetuum Mobile, Op.257
Johann Strauss II 2:53
6 Vienna Blood Waltz, Op.354
Johann Strauss II 8:00
7 Thunder and Lightning Polka, Op.324
Johann Strauss II 3:03
8 In the Krapfen Woods Polka Francaise, Op.336
Johann Strauss II 4:02
9 Roses From South Waltz, Op.388
Johann Strauss II 8:05
10 Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op.214
Johann Strauss II 2:35
11 Voices of Spring Waltz, Op.410
Johann Strauss II 6:01
12 Champagne Polka, Op.211
Johann Strauss II 2:04
13 Hurrah for the Hungarian! Polka, Op.332
Johann Strauss II 2:34
14 Emperor Waltz, Op.437
Johann Strauss II 10:11

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1852-07-24) (track 3)
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 1)
Berlin, Germany (1889-10-21) (track 14)
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 2, 4, 6–10, 12–13)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1852) (track 3)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1861) (tracks 5, 5)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 1)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1882) (track 11)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1889) (track 14)
conductor:
Willi Boskovsky (tracks 8, 10)
Willi Boskovsky (1957-12) (tracks 6, 12)
Willi Boskovsky (1958-09) (tracks 7, 13)
Willi Boskovsky (1959-09) (tracks 1–2, 11)
Willi Boskovsky (1961-04) (track 14)
Willi Boskovsky (1962-11) (tracks 4, 9)
Willi Boskovsky (1971-04) (track 3)
Willi Boskovsky (1973-12) (track 5)
Willi Boskovsky (1973-12-11 – 1973-12-14) (track 5)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 8, 10)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1957-12) (tracks 6, 12)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1958-09) (tracks 7, 13)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1959-09) (tracks 1–2, 11)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1961-04) (track 14)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1962-11) (tracks 4, 9)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1971-04) (track 3)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1973-12) (track 5)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1973-12-11 – 1973-12-14) (track 5)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1957-12) (tracks 6, 12)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1958-09) (tracks 7, 13)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1959-09) (tracks 1–2, 11)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1961-04) (track 14)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1962-11) (tracks 4, 9)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1971-04) (track 3)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1973-12) (track 5)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1973-12-11 – 1973-12-14) (track 5)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 117) (track 3)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 211) (track 12)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 214) (track 10)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 257) (tracks 5, 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 1)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 324) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 325) (track 4)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 332) (track 13)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 336) (track 8)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 354) (track 6)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 373) (track 2)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 388) (track 9)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 410) (track 11)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 437) (track 14)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 1)
Annen-Polka, op. 117 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Auf der Jagd, op. 373 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (for piano, arr. Alfred Grünfeld) (track 11)
Kaiser-Walzer (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 14)
Perpetuum Mobile (Comedian Harmonists arrangement) (tracks 5, 5)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 5, 5)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (for two pianos, Steuermann) (tracks 5, 5)
Perpetuum mobile (for brass band, Snell) (tracks 5, 5)
Rosen aus dem Süden (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 9)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 1)
Red Danube (track 1)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Rêves de printemps (track 11)
Valse de l'Empereur (track 14)
later versions:
River of Light (track 1)
Voci di Primavera (version with solo voice; “Frühlingsstimmen” in Italian) (track 11)
recording of:
Champagner Polka, op. 211 (1957-12) (track 12)
Wiener Blut, op. 354 (waltz) (1957-12) (track 6)
Unter Donner und Blitz, op. 324 (1958-09) (track 7)
Éljen a Magyar, op. 332 (1958-09) (track 13)
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (1959-09) (track 11)
Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437 (1961-04) (track 14)
Rosen aus dem Süden, op. 388 (1962-11) (track 9)
Annen-Polka, op. 117 (1971-04) (track 3)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (1973-12) (track 5)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (1973-12-11 – 1973-12-14) (track 5)

Release

part of: Eloquence (Deutsche Grammophon/Decca/Philips Classics)
ASIN: US: B00004Z19J [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/8764969 [info]
discography entry: http://www.deccaclassics.com/gb/cat/4674132 [info]